The Voices of Street Children and Youth: Knowledge Exchange in Three African Cities

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    Abstract

    Key Points
    - Street children and youth are the experts on their own lives.
    - Through communication skills development and training, street children and youth can learn to recognise their own knowledge and ability to inform others about street life.
    - Engaging with stakeholders builds confidence, respect and self-worth, with positive aspects for young people’s daily lives beyond policy and practice.
    - Listening to street children and youth can help governments and NGOs to improve the targeting and effectiveness of their services.
    Original languageEnglish
    TypeBriefing Paper
    Media of outputOnline
    PublisherUniversity of Dundee
    Number of pages4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2015

    Publication series

    NameGrowing up on the Streets: Briefing Papers
    PublisherStreetInvest
    No.6

    Keywords

    • Advocacy
    • Participation
    • Resilience
    • Stigmatisation
    • Street Work & Outreach
    • knowledge exchange

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